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Max Terhune (12 February 1891 Franklin, Indiana, – 5 June 1973 Cottonwood, Arizona), was an American film actor. He appeared in nearly 70 films, mostly B-westerns, between 1936 and 1956.

Terhune performed in 21 episodes of The Three Mesquiteers (co-starring with Robert Livingston and Ray "Crash" Corrigan in the Republic series); The Range Busters (24 entries with Ray Corrigan and John King at Monogram Pictures); several supporting roles with Gene Autry (at Republic), and the Johnny Mack Brown westerns at Monogram. Terhune played the comic sidekick (usually named either Lullaby Joslin or just Alibi)--with a major distinction. He always traveled the range with his dummy Elmer sharing his saddle.

Terhune was not only a splendid ventriloquist, but a fine magician. Card tricks were his forte, and he often performed such in his movies. His former vaudeville act included juggling and doing impressions, talents also incorporated into his sidekick roles.

He joined the National Barn Dance radio program, along with Gene Autry, in 1933. It was Autry who introduced him to Republic Pictures. His last film role was in the major Hollywood film Giant, in which he played the dramatic role of the physician Dr. Walker.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Max Terhune, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Max Terhune (12 February 1891 Franklin, Indiana, – 5 June 1973 Cottonwood, Arizona), was an American film actor. He appeared in nearly 70 films, mostly B-westerns, between 1936 and 1956.

Terhune performed in 21 episodes of The Three Mesquiteers (co-starring with Robert Livingston and Ray "Crash" Corrigan in the Republic series); The Range Busters (24 entries with Ray Corrigan and John King at Monogram Pictures); several supporting roles with Gene Autry (at Republic), and the Johnny Mack Brown westerns at Monogram. Terhune played the comic sidekick (usually named either Lullaby Joslin or just Alibi)--with a major distinction. He always traveled the range with his dummy Elmer sharing his saddle.

Terhune was not only a splendid ventriloquist, but a fine magician. Card tricks were his forte, and he often performed such in his movies. His former vaudeville act included juggling and doing impressions, talents also incorporated into his sidekick roles.

He joined the National Barn Dance radio program, along with Gene Autry, in 1933. It was Autry who introduced him to Republic Pictures. His last film role was in the major Hollywood film Giant, in which he played the dramatic role of the physician Dr. Walker.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Max Terhune, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 66

Birthday 1891-02-12

Day of Death 1973-06-05

Place of Birth Franklin, Indiana, U.S.

Official Site -

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1951 Rawhide as Miner
1949 Square Dance Jubilee as Sheriff
1949 Western Renegades as Sheriff Alibi
1949 Range Justice as Alibi
1949 West of El Dorado as Alibi
1949 Trails End as Alibi
1949 Law of the West as Alibi Jenkins
1948 Hidden Danger as Alibi
1948 Gunning for Justice as Alibi Parsons
1948 The Sheriff of Medicine Bow as 'Alibi'
1947 Along the Oregon Trail as Max Terhune
1946 Swing, Cowboy, Swing as 'Alibi' Terhune
1944 Harmony Trail as Marshal Max
1944 Sheriff of Sundown as Third Grade Simms
1944 Cowboy Canteen as Professor Merlin
1943 Bullets and Saddles as 'Alibi' Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1943 Black Market Rustlers as 'Alibi' Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1943 Cowboy Commandos as Alibi Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1943 Land of Hunted Men as 'Alibi' Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1943 Haunted Ranch as 'Alibi' Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1943 Two Fisted Justice as 'Alibi' Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1942 Trail Riders as Max 'Alibi' Terhune
1942 Texas to Bataan as Alibi Terhune
1942 Arizona Stage Coach as Alibi Terhune
1942 Texas Trouble Shooters as 'Alibi' Terhune
1942 Boot Hill Bandits as 'Alibi' Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1942 Rock River Renegades as Alibi Terhune
1942 Thunder River Feud as Alibi Terhune
1941 Underground Rustlers as Alibi
1941 Tonto Basin Outlaws as Alibi Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1941 Saddle Mountain Roundup as Alibi Terhune
1941 Fugitive Valley as Alibi Terhune posing as The Professor (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1941 Wrangler's Roost as Alibi Terhune
1941 Tumbledown Ranch In Arizona as 'Alibi' Terhune (as Max 'Alibi' Terhune)
1941 The Kid's Last Ride as Alibi Terhune
1941 The Trail of the Silver Spurs as Alibi Terhune
1940 West of Pinto Basin as Alibi
1940 Trailing Double Trouble as Max 'Alibi' Terhune
1940 The Range Busters as Max 'Alibi' Terhune
1939 Man of Conquest as Deaf Smith
1939 Three Texas Steers as Lullaby Joslin
1939 The Night Riders as Lullaby Joslin
1938 Red River Range as Lullaby Joslin
1938 Santa Fe Stampede as Lullaby Joslin
1938 Farmyard Symphony as various animals
1938 Overland Stage Raiders as Lullaby Joslin
1938 Pals of the Saddle as Lullaby Joslin
1938 Heroes of the Hills as Lullaby Joslin
1938 Riders of the Black Hills as Lullaby Joslin
1938 Ladies in Distress as Dave Evans
1938 Outlaws of Sonora as Lullaby Joslin
1938 Call The Mesquiteers as 'Lullaby' Joslin
1938 The Purple Vigilantes as Lullaby Joslin
1937 Wild Horse Rodeo as Lullaby Joslin
1937 Manhattan Merry-Go-Round as Max Terhune
1937 The Trigger Trio as Lullaby Joslin
1937 Heart of the Rockies as Lullaby Joslin
1937 Range Defenders as Lullaby Joslin
1937 Come on, Cowboys as Lullaby Joslin
1937 Gunsmoke Ranch as Lullaby Joslin
1937 The Hit Parade as Rusty Callahan
1937 Hit the Saddle as Lullaby Joslin
1937 Riders of the Whistling Skull as Lullaby Joslin, Mesquiteer
1936 Roarin' Lead as Lullaby Joslin
1936 The Big Show as Ventriloquist
1936 Ghost-Town Gold as Lullaby Joslin

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